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Issue 10: Appreciating the Complexity and Dignity of People's Lives: Integrating Population-Health-Environment Research in Peten, Guatemala

As the population increases in Guatemala's Petén region, home to the largest protected tropical forest north of the Amazon, so does the deforestation. From 1997-1999, a team of researchers developed a new environmental module for Guatemala's Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) that analyzed the rapidly changing population-environment dynamics in this frontier region. According to anthropologist Liza Grandia, "The integrated DHS has been a critical part of developing ...

Islamic Feminism and Beyond: The New Frontier (Fall 2010)

"Introduction"
     Haleh Esfandiari, Director, Middle East Program
     Margot Badran, Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

"Feminist Activism for Change in Family Laws and Practices: Lessons from the Egyptian Past for the Global Present"
     Margot Badran, Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; Senior Fellow, Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim Christian Understanding, Georgetown University

Egypt at the Tipping Point? (Summer 2010)

"Egypt at the Tipping Point?"

by David B. Ottaway, Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and former Bureau Chief, Washington Post, Cairo

The Iranian Presidential Elections: What Do They Tell Us? (Spring 2010)

"Introduction"
     Nader Mehran, Intern, Middle East Program

"The Implications of Iran’s Election Crisis"
     Robin Wright, Former Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

"Iran at the Crossroads"
     Fariborz Ghadar, Distinguished Senior Scholar, Center for Strategic and International Studies; and William A. Schreyer Chair of Global Management and Director of the Center for Global Business Studies, Pennsylvania State University

Regional Strategies for Empowering Women

The Middle East Program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (“Wilson Center”) supports the efforts of Iraqi women by conducting workshops and public events that address issues of utmost importance to their increased rights. Most recently, the Middle East Program organized a series of three workshops held in Amman, Jordan and funded by the Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) of the U.S. Department of State.

Building a New Iraq: Ensuring Women's Rights

Since July 2004, the Wilson Center has organized four workshops held in Beirut, Lebanon, which have been funded by the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) and co-sponsored by the Centre for Women at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA).

Building a New Iraq: Ensuring Women's Rights (Arabic Version)

بناء عراق جديد
ضملن حقوق الانسان

 

Winning the Peace: Women's Role in Post-Conflict Iraq

The crucial role women can—and should—play in Iraqi reconstruction was the focus of a forum on April 21 and 22, 2003 in Washington D.C. “Winning the Peace: Women’s Role in Post-Conflict Iraq” was hosted by the Conflict Prevention and Middle East Projects of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and Women Waging Peace, a global initiative of Hunt Alternatives Fund.

 

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